Parliaments and Legislatures
Edited by Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier and David T. Canon


Parliaments and Legislatures is a series of books on legislative and parliamentary assemblies across the globe, with a focus on the U.S. Congress. The series was started in 1994 by Professor Samuel Patterson, a leading scholar in legislative politics.

This series is now closed, and the Press does not accept further submissions for it.



2006 Larocca The Presidential Agenda: Sources of Executive Influence in Congress
2006 Golder The Logic of Pre-Electoral Coalition Formation
2006 Kittilson Challenging Parties, Changing Parliaments: Women and Elected Office in Contemporary Western Europe
2005 LeLoup Parties, Rules, and the Evolution of Congressional Budgeting
2005 Becker Doing the Right Thing: Collective Action and Procedural Choice in the New Legislative Process
2005 Squire and Hamm 101 Chambers: Congress, State Legislatures, and the Future of Legislative Studies
2005 Theriault The Power of the People: Congressional Competition, Public Attention, and Voter Retribution
2004 Hall Authorizing Policy
2003 Ahuja and Dewhirst, eds. Congress Responds to the Twentieth Century
2003 Olson and Crowthers, eds. Committees in Post-Communist Democratic Parliaments: Comparative Institutionalization
2002 Oppenheimer, ed. U.S. Senate Exceptionalism
2001 Medvic Political Consultants in U.S. Congressional Elections
2001 Krutz Hitching a Ride: Omnibus Legislating in the U.S. Congress
2001 Hazan Reforming Parliamentary Committees: Israel in Comparative Perspective
2000 Ostrow Comparing Post-Soviet Legislatures: A Theory of Institutional Design and Political Conflict
2000 Esaiasson and Heidar, eds. Beyond Westminster and Congress: The Nordic Experience
1999 Matthews and Valen Parliamentary Representation: The Case of the Norwegian Storting
1999 Bowler, Farrell, and Katz, eds. Party Discipline and Parliamentary Government
1999 Patterson and Mughan, eds. Senates: Bicameralism in the Contemporary World
1998 Bowler, Donovan, and Tolbert, eds. Citizens as Legislators: Direct Democracy in the United States
1998 Downs Coalition Government, Subnational Style: Multiparty Politics in Europe's Regional Parliaments
1998 Melone Creating Parliamentary Government: The Transition to Democracy in Bulgaria
1998 Shaffer Politics, Parties, and Parliaments: Political Change in Norway
1996 Campbell Cheap Seats: The Democratic Party's Advantage in U.S. House Elections